Olympics websites may hijack your computer
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Jennifer Waters writes today in her Consumer Confidential column about "search engine poisoning" and the summer Olympic Games, set to begin Friday in London. If you are planning to watch the competition or check out the latest medal results and news online, you need to beware the websites, tweets and blog posts you're connecting to; they may be hackers and data thieves in disguise.
Also on MarketWatch today, don't miss the second installment of our ongoing special report, "The New Tigers." The series takes a close look at the new class of dynamic economies poised to drive future growth. In this segment on Latin America, read about how young populations, growing middle classes and economic expansion are helping Colombia and Peru attract more investment.
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Olympics websites may hijack your computer
Planning to watch the competition or check out the latest medal results and news for the Summer Olympic Games in London online? Then beware the websites, tweets and blog posts you're connecting to; they may be hackers and data thieves in disguise.Olympics websites may hijack your computer
Spain's pain may yield investor gains
"Free fall," "crisis," and "carnage." Spain's stock market has inspired recent headlines with these words and worse. But some see a buying opportunity and say that investors who plunk money into a broad basket of Spanish shares today could see average returns of 20% a year in coming years.Spain's pain may yield investor gain
Latin America's 'New Tigers' forge ahead
A new group of countries in the Latin America is emerging as a viable investment alternative. Characterized by youthful populations, growing middle classes, relatively low debt and dynamic economic expansion, these countries are poised to grab a bigger share of the region's growth and attract more money from international investors.See the full special report: The New Tigers: Latin America
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